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humerus, humeri, humeral

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (H)
No Taxon humerus, humeri, humeral
Explanation of Names
Latin humerus shoulder.
humerus noun, plural humeri, adjective humeral - the "shoulder", referring to different anatomic structures in different groups. Often referred to as humeral angle. In the different groups:
Beetles (Coleoptera), the lateral basal angles of the elytra
Flies (Diptera), the anterior superior angles of the mesothorax
Grasshoppers (Orthoptera), the femur of the fore-leg
Bees and Wasps (Hymenoptera), for some groups, the sub-costal vein
Photos illustrating various usages of humerus and related terms:

Gordh (1) lists a number of related terms, including:
humeral angle
humeral bristles
humeral callus
humeral carina
humeral lobe
humeral plate
humeral suture
humeral veins
Print References
Gordh, A Dictionary of Entomology, entries for humerus and related terms (1)
Internet References
Jardine's Dictionary of Entomology--humerus
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.